Plant Manager

**Position is located in the Mid West with relocation assistance provided 

Positions Description:

·        Promote growth over this 400+ manufacturing site, leading a large team including, but not inclusive, of operations, engineering, quality, EHS.

·        Engage all employees in creating a safe and productive workforce with unyielding integrity and values.

·        Meeting key manufacturing metrics, such as schedule achievement, reduction, inventory control, product quality, performance and span.

·        Strategically planning staffing needs to optimize labor productivity and efficiency.

·        Identifying and driving productivity projects to meet operating plan Commitments.

·        Promoting lean manufacturing/six sigma tools and methodologies to drive process improvements.

·        Leading efforts related to standardizing & simplifying processes, reviewing metrics, leading/participating in projects aimed at increasing service levels, productivity, performance, and EHS.

·        Energize, coach and mentor hourly employees and lead management staff.

·        Passionately have a desire to learn, be a change agent and have financial acumen.

·        Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced high pressure environment.

·        Working with external service providers to ensure delivery on key processes and projects.

·        Working with both external and internal customers on initiatives & projects aimed at driving production efficiencies.

·        Represent Plant Operations in community affairs and governmental relations.

·        Maintain long term focus and plan for site, including products and manufacturing strategy.


·        BS Degree. Technical degreepreferred, but not required

·        Demonstrated ability to influence/drive change.

·        Minimum of 5years' or more leadership experience.

·        10 years of manufacturing experience

·        Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

·        Demonstrated leadership abilities and strong communication/energizing skills.

·        Proven leadership skills and record of accomplishments showing Business impact.

·        Ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization to motivate for results and promote positive employee relations.

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